TQ0248 : St Martha's Hill, Chilworth

taken 11 years ago, near to Chilworth, Surrey, Great Britain

St Martha's Hill, Chilworth
St Martha's Hill, Chilworth
St Martha's Hill is capped with Carstone. This is a sandstone of the Folkestone Sands deposited around 100 million years ago. It was hardened when water with iron in it percolated downwards to form an iron oxide called limonite. Much of exterior of the church has been faced with locally quarried Carstone whose rusty colour can be seen in this photograph. Folkestone Sands in their less hardened form can be seen in one of the Geographs for SU9948.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright David Kemp and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ0248, 184 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 30 November, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 December, 2006
Category
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 028 482 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.4248N 0:31.7566W
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph (Third Visitor for TQ0248)
This page has been viewed about 160 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register